Motorbikers Rev up for Llandovery this weekend!

The local community in Llandovery, at the gateway to the Brecon Beacons, are inviting bikers to make time for more than a pit-stop at the picturesque, historic town with a special Motorbike Weekend on 8-9th July – to show fans of the steel horse  just what it has to offer! 

Hundreds of motorcyclists pass through Llandovery every year, stop for a cup of tea and then travel on to other destinations.  This summer Llandovery is hosting a weekend centred around motorcycles in a bid to give riders a more complete picture of the town, and a reason to stick around longer.  The weekend will begin on Saturday 8th July with a bike show, cookery demonstrations, stalls and childrens activities.  There will be an opportunity for bikers to stay over utilising the local hotels, B&Bs, campsites and self-catering accommodation that is readily available. In the evening there will be an array of musical entertainment provided by the local hostelries and a free film show!

On Sunday 9th July the town’s streets will feature motorcycle-related stands with the day ending with a closing parade of the bikes.

Two of the key event organisers are Jonah and Sue MacGill, who run a five star self-catering holiday cottage near the town. Sue said: “Llandovery is already a magnet for bikers, so we’re celebrating that by welcoming and promoting responsible motorcycling in what promises to be a really exciting weekend.”

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There will also be Biker Down and Dragon Rider Taster Sessions…
Once again Carmarthenshire Road Safety Team and its Engagement Partners will be offering FREE Biker Down Courses and FREE Dragon Rider Taster Sessions over the weekend and we would encourage everyone to take advantage of these opportunities and sign up now!Dragon Rider Course Free of ChargeDragon Rider Cymru is a motorcycling  training course supported by the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency Enhanced Rider Scheme and Thunder Road Motorcycles of South Wales. More here.

The Biker Down course is an educational and engagementtool delivered by Operational Firefighters aimed primarily atthe motorcycle community with the focus on contributing tothe reduction of serious injury. More here.

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Find out more about the event here.

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